13 March 2014
Laxenburg, Austria

Lecture and Debate with Jeffrey Sachs, Petr Aven and Albert van Jaarsveld

On the occasion of IIASA’s Global Think Tank Core Group Meeting, which will be taking place on 12-13 March at IIASA there will be a series of short lectures by Professor Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. Petr Aven and Albert van Jaarsveld followed by a moderated debate with IIASA staff. 

Jeff Sachs – (c) IIASA

Jeff Sachs – (c) IIASA

This lecture took place on Thursday 13 March, 14.00-16.00.

Professor Dr. Jeffrey Sachs is Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University, and IIASA's first Distinguished Visiting Fellow. Dr. Petr Aven is a IIASA Alumni and currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Alfa Bank. Albert van Jaarsveld is President, National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa; Co-Chair, Belmont Forum, International Group of Funding Agencies for Global Change Research.

Sachs and Aven are Board members of the new global think tank, which was launched by IIASA and European Forum Alpbach last August.

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Selected video bits of this Lecture and Debate will be published on this page at a later date.

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